Neil Tappin

Neil Tappin

Neil has been at Golf Monthly for over a decade originally as Staff Writer and onto Deputy Editor. He is currently the Digital Editor and is responsible for producing much of the brand’s Tour-player content. His claim to fame is a round of golf at Augusta National – although he only played 16 holes… Long story!

Mizuno CLK Hybrid review

Any Mizuno CLK hybrid review will start by concentrating on the looks. This strikes a fantastic balance between having a classic, compact shape but with some attractive modern styling. The…

Andy Sullivan bunker play clinic

Watch Andy Sullivan give an impressive bunker play tutorial at a recent clinic at Nuneaton Golf Club

How to play the toe putter chip

How to play the toe putter chip One of the toughest challenges you’ll face on the course is a delicate chip from a difficult lie. When the ball isn’t sitting…

Driver Test: TaylorMade M2 v Ping G400

Neil Tappin tests the TaylorMade M2 up against PING’s G400 but which driver performed best both out on the course and on the range?

Driver Test: TaylorMade M2 v Ping G400

Driver Test: TaylorMade M2 v Ping G400 The TaylorMade M2 and the PING G400 sit on the market as direct competitors. They both offer the same level of simple adjustability…

Titleist 818 hybrids

How would the extra moveable weight in the 818 hybrids improve performance?

For 2017/8, Titleist has released six new sets of irons. From the ultra sleek, slim-line and exacting Titleist 718 MB model through to the ultra forgiving, distance-orientated Titleist 718 AP1,…

How to spot a golf cheat

Golf is one of the few self-policing sports you can play. Without an umpire or referee to hand, at club level it is down the individual to uphold the rules…

Tour Player Connection And Sequence Drills

The body is the engine of the golf swing. These tour player connection and sequence drills are designed to improve the way the arms and body work together for greater…

Tour swing path drills

Tour Swing Path Drills Benjamin Herbert – Swinglyde Training Aid Do you know where your clubface is aiming at the top of your backswing? Benjamin Herbert uses this training aid…

Tour Ball-Striking Drills

Tour Ball-Striking Drills Rafa Cabrera-Bello – Upper Body Check Keeping your sternum directly over the ball is one of those fundamentals we hear repeated time and again. Cabrera-Bello uses his…

5 strange tour practice drills... Explained!

5 Strange Tour Practice Drills… Explained! As we strive to get better, golfers are prone to using practice drills to unlock that illusive, all-important movement. It doesn’t matter what it…